3-D Printing, Industrial Design and Furniture Design

by on Oct 17, 2014

If you follow MAKO Invent here on the Invention Blog, or on Twitter, or Pinterest, or YouTube, you’d see we have a fondness for innovative and ground breaking industrial design. Though beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the designs we favour are a result of great industrial design and usually, an extremely […]

Hello from the social media intern!

by on Oct 14, 2014

  Hello! This is Advita, signing in from MAKO Invent. It’s my first day as the social media and communications intern here and I was, embarrassingly enough, extremely late. Totally my fault, I was born directionally challenged and I’m afraid even Google Maps can’t save me. But I’m here now, and I’m extremely excited to […]

The Polaroid is back, Industrial Design

by on Oct 6, 2014

‘Shake it like a Polaroid picture’ – Outcast When people hear about or see the brand ‘Polaroid’ the first thought is normally, ‘woah, they’re still alive?’. The Polaroid has been around for years and though a smaller in today’s market, is still very much alive.   Speaking of being alive, Polaroid just brought their new […]

Product Design: Cover your lens with the Nope

by on Sep 30, 2014

In today’s day and age, everyone is concerned about privacy. And with companies like i-Tunes being able to directly access your hardware (putting a whole album on a variety of iOS devices), it’s a very real concern.   My father once mentioned that he puts tape over the camera lens on his laptop and I, […]

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Why inkster, Why Now?

by on Sep 24, 2014

How can I get discovered as an artist? How do you find inspiration? How do people find artwork? Can I actually make a living selling my art?   Being an independent artist and finding clients has never been an easy feat. That is where the term ‘starving artist’ comes from. Created by two independent artists, […]